Three mayoral hopefuls debate Monday

AUSTIN (KXAN) — The three candidates for Austin mayor will meet Monday in a debate on the University of Texas campus that will be co-sponsored by KXAN News.

Incumbent Lee Leffingwell will be up against challengers Brigid Shea and Clay Dafoe at the event in the Bass Lecture Hall of the LBJ School of Public Affairs.

Joining KXAN News as sponsors are The Austin American-Statesman, Community Impact Newspaper and the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs. KXAN News Anchor Robert Hadlock will moderate.

The debate will be held at the LBJ School and last from 12:15 p.m . until 1 p.m . It will air live on KXAN and be streamed live on KXAN.com . The telecast will begin at noon.

KXAN anchor Robert Hadlock will moderate. The panelists will be:

Former state Rep. Sherri Greenberg, director of the LBJ School's Center for Politics and Governance Austin American-Statesman columnist Alberta Brooks Andrea Leptinsky, general manager for Central Austin's edition of Community Impact Newspaper.

Election Day is May 12.

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Thanks for airing the debate. I feel better prepared for the mayoral election than I ever have and was able to see clear differences between each candidate on key issues.
 

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